Cape Town & Western Cape Guide

Framed by the impressive Table Mountain, this cosmopolitan city combines a historic colonial past with a modern African future.

Discover the bustling Victoria & Alfred Waterfront with museums, shops and galleries to explore, or perhaps venture out to the winelands for exceptional wine tasting in the heart of the countryside. The stunning Atlantic beaches are  home to the famous penguins of Boulders Beach or for some world-class whale watching visit Hermanus.

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Discover Cape Town

Whether you are looking to immerse yourself in the culture, history or nature that Cape Town has on show, our Africa experts can include a variety of experiences for an unforgettable South Africa holiday.

Things to do in Cape Town

  • Ascend Table Mountain by cable car for breath-taking city views
  • Experience the buzz of the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
  • Learn about the history of Apartheid on Robben Island
  • Enjoy Cape Town from above with a Helicopter flight over the city
  • Admire Cape Town’s culture and diversity on a city tour
  • Treat yourself to wine tasting inthe glorious countryside
  • Spot whales from the shores of Hermanus
  • Take in the incredible scenery on a Cape Peninsular day tour
  • Get a taste for safari with a game drive in the Aquila Reserve

Getting There

By Air – There are many flights from airports all over the UK to Cape Town, with direct flights from London Heathrow getting you there in just 12 hours.

By Road–Whether you collect a hire car or are privately transferred, it only takes 30 minutes by road to transfer from the International Airport to the V & A Waterfront. Camps Bay is slightly further, taking 40 minutes. To get to Hermanus is around a 1 hour 30-minute drive.

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Cape Town Hotels & Activities

Our range of hotels and guest houses are well placed near the heart of the city, or choose an apartment at the Waterfront or in Camps Bay.
These are a great base from which to explore the local area on a day tour or go further afield.

More South Africa Regions

Combine vibrant Cape Town and the Western Cape with other regions in South Africa to create your perfect holiday.

South Africa Holiday Options

Whether you are looking to discover South Africa on a thrilling safari, a touring holiday with experienced local guides, iconic rail journey or epic self drive, or a combination of any of these, our Africa Destination Experts can help plan your perfect holiday.

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